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jake ‎(comparative more jake, superlative most jake)

  1. (slang) Adequate; satisfactory; acceptable.
    • 1939, Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep, Penguin 2011, p. 126:
      ‘What do you care? Just keep your nose clean and everything will be jake.’


jake ‎(plural jakes)

  1. (US) A juvenile male turkey.
    • 1998, Jerome B Robinson, In the Turkey Woods
      The spring turkey woods are occupied by roaming bands of jakes — year-old males with strong mating urges but inferior body size.
  2. (New York, slang) police, a federal government officer.
    • 1998, Big L, "Ebonics (Criminal Slang)"
      A radio is a box, a razor blade is a ox / fat diamonds is rocks and jakes is cops.